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How to attach a wood rail post to side of the house?

How to attach a wood rail post to side of the house? My house has wood siding and I would like to know how to attach a wood rail post to the side of the house. Do i cut out the siding to fit the post then anchor it to house or do I shim it out and leave the siding? Editor's Comments Watch this video first and then read the comments below.

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How To Connect Deck Railing Post to Deck - Ask the Builder

Deck Post Danger. Deck railing posts are the foundation of a deck railing system. They must be strong. It's easy to connect deck railing posts to the floor joists of the deck. No Lag Bolts! Don't lag bolt a deck railing post to the outer band board that's nailed to the ends of the floor joists.

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Outside Rail Post - Securing to Rim Joist

Securing A Post Outside Rim Joist Parallel To Joists. Here is a typical scenario - an outside rail post along an end joist. Because the post is along the length of the joist and set back about 18" or so from the corner and the next closest joist is parallel, the entire joist and frame has to be reinforced to handle the moment of force generated.

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Attaching Deck Rail Posts | Builder Magazine

Codes are getting tougher on outdoor decks. Most states now require a specific bolted connection where deck rail posts attach to the floor frame, with reinforcement for joists and blocking.

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railing - How Can I Correctly Attach new 4x4 Deck Rail Posts .

The previous 4x4 deck rail posts were notched and attached with nails on the outside of the deck. We have replaced many deck boards (2x6 pt) and want to replace the railing using 4x4 rail posts. We are unable to bolt them on the outside or on the surface in all of the proper places due to the location and layout of the deck and would like to .

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